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19 Cards in this Set

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abate
to lessen in intensity or degree
accolade
an expression of praise
adulation
excessive praise
aesthetic (adj)
dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the beautful
avarice (noun)
greed for wealth
burgeon
to grow rapidly or flourish
cacophony
harsh,jarring, dissonance, discording sound
canon
an established set of laws or principle especially religious
castigation
severe criticism or punishment
catalyst
a person or thing that causes change
caustic
burning or stinging, causing corrosion
Chary
wary, cautious, sparing
cogent
convincing
complaisance
willingness to comply to the wishes of others
contrite
regretful, seeking forgiveness
dearth
shortage, scarcity
demur
to question or oppose
didactic
intended to teach or instruct
discretion
ability to make responsible decisions